(Maryville) -- The Northwest Missouri State volleyball team has earned the No. 4 seed in the upcoming MIAA Volleyball Championship tournament.

The Bearcats (20-8) will open with Missouri Western (17-12) on Thursday at 7:30 PM. Top-seeded Nebraska Kearney will play No. 8 seed Missouri Southern at 5:00, No. 2 seed Washburn will play No. 7 Pitt State at 12:00 and No. 3 Central Missouri meets No. 6 Central Oklahoma at 2:30 PM.

View the complete release from the MIAA linked here.